Writing from November 2015

First sentence

One of the best first sentences to an article I’ve read, from a recent London Review of Books:


In Periodicals on 2 November 2015. Permalink

Missing things

From Jason Kottke’s post about the Suck.com origin story a few days ago:


In Misc on 5 November 2015. Permalink

Oh, this is so middle class

It seems a waste to write a long answer on Quora and not post it here too. So, here’s my answer to “What do British people mean when they say, in a derogatory(?) manner, ‘oh, this is so middle class!’?”


In Misc on 6 November 2015. Permalink